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A Change of Command – not a Change of Focus

A Change of Command – not a Change of Focus

2013/04/11

by Lt. Gen. Ken Tovo, U.S. Army   On April 2, I assumed command of NTM-A/CSTC-A from Lt. Gen. Dan Bolger, who is heading home after 17 successful months of directing the effort to train, advise, and assist the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF). This issue contains his last article for this publication, which provides [...]

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Confidence in Afghan National Police Among Afghans Grows

Confidence in Afghan National Police Among Afghans Grows

2012/03/01 • Comments

At 81 percent, a full four out of every five Afghans you speak to will say they respect the police as a whole, up 8 points from last year.

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Security and Literacy: Improving and Intertwined in Afghanistan

Security and Literacy: Improving and Intertwined in Afghanistan

2011/10/29 • Comments

By LCDR Bert Hornyak, USN Executive Assistant — Trip Coordinator to Supreme Allied Commander Europe/ Commander US European Command SHAPE, Belgium   I just attended literacy training – in Wardak Province, Afghanistan. The class was full of Afghan National Police recruits. It is part of the ongoing effort to increase literacy in the Afghan Security [...]

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Professionalizing the ANP

Professionalizing the ANP

2011/10/04 • Comments

Extending Basic Patrolmen Training By Major General Walter M. Golden, Jr. On October 1, all basic patrolmen training for the Afghan National Police was extended from six weeks to eight weeks. This is an important next step for the Ministry of Interior and NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan Deputy Commander Police (DCOM-P) and our international partners to [...]

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Maj. Gen. Golden, “A Day in the Life Of”

Maj. Gen. Golden, “A Day in the Life Of”

2011/08/28 • Comments

I invite you to follow our new weekly series, “A Day in the Life of an ANCOP Trainees,” as it takes you through all 14 weeks of ANCOP training.

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Foundations of Trust

Foundations of Trust

2011/08/05 • Comments

We were going to a small refugee camp in the northern part of the city. While there, we would interact but let the ANCOP take the lead showing the people they care.

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A group of Army National Police recruits sit in a classroom at NPTC – Wardak which was toured by National Training Mission Afghanistan and international leadership July 10. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kat Lynn Justen)

ANP born and bred at Wardak

2011/07/12 • Comments

By Senior Airman Kat Lynn Justen, USAF NTM-A Public Affairs NATIONAL POLICE TRAINING CENTER – WARDAK — I couldn’t breathe … the thin mountain air and weight of the bullet proof plate carrier strapped to my chest were introducing me to an unearthly world of mortality. Running eight miles a day or cycling 30 in [...]

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Transition in Action

Transition in Action

2011/05/26 • Comments

Back in Washington, policymakers, academics and policy wonks have been discussing “transition” in Afghanistan for some time now.  They talk metrics, criteria and processes, and emphasize that this is a joint effort with our Afghan partners.  Think tanks hold events on almost a weekly basis regarding how transition will actually pan out, drawing parallels to [...]

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Zhwand!!!

Zhwand!!!

2011/05/12 • Comments

By: Ms. Charlene F. Rusnak This Pashto word meaning long life was the fervent response made by Afghan National Policemen as the General presented them with their training certificate and offered congratulations. When their name was called, each graduate smartly goose-stepped down the line of fellow graduates.  Once reaching the General, they executed a crisp [...]

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Feature – The Time Is Now: Building an ANP Force, “Shohna ba Shohna,” that will stand the test of time

2011/03/07 • Comments

KABUL, Afghanistan — Since the creation of conflict and resolution involving state actors, one main question has beleaguered the states involved. The question is simple in wording but not in meaning. The question is “How and when do you enable a war stricken people to perpetuate ownership in their country again?” The question is valid, [...]

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